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Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Levitation

Engineering sustainability through efficiency

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Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Levitation by Alan J. Sangster
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Electromagnetic levitation is commonly associated with transport applications, principally 'MagLev' trains. However, the technology has many potential applications across engineering, particularly where there is a requirement to improve efficiency of electrical products and devices, propelled by the desire to minimise frictional and bearing losses and ohmic losses in conductors, which are the major causes of machine inefficiency. Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Levitation: Engineering sustainability through efficiency is an introductory text encompassing the enabling electrical technologies associated with magnetic levitation, electrostatic suspension, diamagnetic levitation and superconduction, high frequency magnetic levitation, high frequency electric suspension, and levitation using microwave pressure. It aims to make aspiring and existing electrical engineers aware of the efficiency implications of frictionless machines and hence, of how important this may be in a post-fossil fuel world in which the energy available from renewable sources is strictly limited.

Author Biography

Professor Alan Sangster is a microwave consultant. He was formerly Professor of Electromagnetic Engineering at the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Heriot-Watt University, UK, where he was on the faculty for almost four decades following successful careers with Ferranti and Plessey Radar. He is a Fellow of the IET and Member of the Electromagnetics Academy of New York, and author of over 230 papers and two books that connect engineering to environmental concerns.
Release date Australia
December 8th, 2012
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Institution of Engineering and Technology
Pages
248
Dimensions
156x234x19
ISBN-13
9781849196635
Product ID
20900975

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